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The Rape of the Sabine Women Bronze Statue (Giambologna)

SIZE:   3'7" / 110cm

Regular price $9,498.00 USD

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  • PARAMETERS

    110 cm (3'7")
    Ref. SCAN3913019
  • MATERIAL

    Bronze
    Patina
  • ORIGIN

    Handmade in Europe

About

According to Roman historian Livy, The Rape of the Sabine Women Bronze Statue occurred in the early history of Rome shortly after its founding in the mid-8th century BC and was perpetrated by Romulus and his predominantly male followers; it is said that after the foundation of the city, the population consisted solely of male bandits, Latins, and other Italic peoples.

The Romans negotiated unsuccessfully with all the peoples that they appealed to, including the Sabines, who populated the neighboring areas. The Sabines feared the emergence of a rival society and refused to allow their women to marry the Romans. Consequently, the Romans devised a plan to abduct the Sabine women during the festival of Neptune Equester. At the festival, Romulus gave a signal by "rising and folding his cloak and then throwing it round him again," at which the Romans grabbed the Sabine women and fought off the Sabine men. In total, thirty Sabine women were abducted by the Romans at the festival.

Please note there can be slight differences between the color of the item you receive and the pictures on the website due to the handmade nature of the product. The important thing to note is that the patina is not a paint but a very thin conversion coat on the surface of the bronze.

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